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Fig. 3 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 3

From: Transmission indices and microfilariae prevalence in human population prior to mass drug administration with ivermectin and albendazole in the Gomoa District of Ghana

Fig. 3

Respondents’ perception on causes of hydrocoele. Almost half of respondents had no idea on what causes hydrocele. About 10 % attributed lifting heavy objects (without wearing the right clothing) as the cause of hydrocoele. Perhaps those with this information think hernia is synonymous with hydrocoele. However, less than 2 % mentioned mosquito bite as one of the ways hydrocoele could spread. Multiple answers were allowed

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